Road to Miss Universe 2018

Get Ready for the Upcoming Miss Universe® 2018!
More than 100 young ladies across the world are going to compete at Miss Universe 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand on December 16th, 2018. Who will be the 67th Miss Universe? Here we see the name of national pageant winners and their issues.

  1. 2018 Miss Universe Albania, Trejsi Sejdini
    She is a Model, Gang gang by Fero and Jealousy by Mozzik in Albania.
  2. 2018 Miss Angola, Ana Liliana Avião
    She studies Business Management in the Netherlands where she was 
    also elected Miss Angola BENELUX.
  3. 2018 Miss Argentina
  4. 2018 Miss Universe Armenian, Okzabat Eliza Muradyan
    She is a CEO of Elysee. She is graduated from Medical Science at 
    Moscow Medical Academy in Russia.
  5. 2018 Miss Aruba, Kimberly Danielle Julsing
    She is a Model from Daimari. She was awarded as Best of the Best
    Beauty World 2017.
  6. 2018 Miss Universe Australia, Francesca Hung
    She studies Masters in Publishing at the University of Sydney.
  7. 2018 Miss Österreich
  8. 2018 Miss Bahamas Universe
    This year pageant is owned by new President of Miss Bahamas Universe,
    Anthony Smith, Westpoint Media Global Inc.
  9. 2018 Miss Barbados
  10. 2018 Miss Belgium, Angeline Flor Pua
    She pursues her career to be a Pilot. She is a half Filipino and
    Belgian.
  11. 2018 Miss Belize
    This year pageant is owned by new President of Miss Belize, Romero 
    Escobar.
    
  12. 2018 Miss Bolivia, Joyce Prado Ribero
    She is a Model and a Tourism Ambassador of Bolivia Promociones Gloria.
  13. 2018 Miss Brasil, Mayra Emily Dias Alves
    She is graduated from Journalism major.
  14. 2018 Miss British Virgin Islands, A'yana Suchislife Phillips
    She is a Business Administration student at the H Lavity Stoutt 
    Community College on Tortola. She was appointed by Alesia Hamm, the
    licence owner of Miss Universe in the BVI after the upcoming edition 
    might continue next year. A'yana was a Runner-up from last year 
    edition.
  15. 2018 Miss Universe Bulgaria
  16. 2017 Miss Cambodia, Rern Nat
    She is a CSR Worker and a DJ on ABC Cambodia.
  17. 2018 Miss Universe Canada
  18. 2018 Miss Cayman Islands, Caitlin Tyson
    She is a Writer. She is having 3 of her original poems published in 
    'Amaze' through NAACP nominee and internationally acclaimed author/
    poet Kwame Alexander's A Book in a Day.
  19. 2018 Miss Chile
  20. 2018 Miss Universe China, Qin Meisu
    She is a China Charity Ambassador - “Explore Mid China”. She is
    graduated from University of Alberta, in Mathematics major. She was
    appointed by Yue-Sai Kan, the President of Miss Universe China after
    the next edition postponed. Qin was a Runner-up from last year 
    edition.
  21. 2018 Miss Universo Colombia
    This year pageant Señorita Colombia is setting to choose the winner 
    to Miss Universe 2019. The Señorita Colombia Organization will 
    announce the official representative of Colombia to Miss Universe
    2018.
  22. 2018 Miss Costa Rica, Natalia Carvajal Sanchez
    She is an Environmentalist, a Television Presenter and a Publicist.
    
  23. 2018 Miss Universe Hrvatske, Mia Susana Pojatina
    She is a Pianist and a Volleyball Player. She graduated from Medical 
    Laboratory Diagnosis at the Zagreb University in Healthcare 
    Department.
  24. 2018 Miss Curaçao
  25. 2018 Česká Miss, Vanessa Lea Šteflíčková
    She is a Model at model ve společnosti PH Model Management.
  26. 2018 Miss República Dominicana
  27. 2018 Miss Ecuador, Virginia Stephanie Limongi Silva
    She is a Model from Portoviejo. She named beauty queen winner from
    Miss World Ecuador in 2014, Reina de Portoviejo, and Reina de Manabí 
    in 2012.
  28. 2018 Miss Egypt
  29. 2018 Reinado de El Salvador, Marisela de Montecristo
    She is graduated from Communication major and a Television Presenter.
  30. 2018 Miss Suomi
  31. 2018 Miss France, Maeva Coucke Wagon
    She studies Law at Lille 2 University of Health and Law in Lille.
  32. 2018 Miss Universe Georgia, Larissa Petrosyan
    She is a Model from Telavi. She was appointed by Ia Kitsmarishvili, 
    the President of Mis Sakartvelo Foundation in IC Model after the main 
    winner headed to Miss World and relocated to Miss Universe 2019. 
    Larissa was a Runner-up from last year edition.
  33. 2018 Miss Universe Germany
  34. 2018 Miss Universe Ghana
  35. 2018 Miss Universe Great Britain, Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers
    She is Bachelor of Law from University of Birmingham in Edgbaston. She
    is an Athlete and a Firth Black Woman who won Miss Universe Great
    Britain in history.
  36. 2018 Star Hellas
    This year pageant is partnering to ONE Management. The Star Hellas
    might be aired on TV after 2012 edition became the last pageant aired
    on TV.
  37. 2018 Miss Guam, Athena Eva McNinch
    She is a Junior at the University of Guam and the first Truman Scholar
    from the University of Guam to double major in Public Administration
    and Criminal Justice.
  38. 2018 Miss Guatemala
  39. 2018 Miss Haiti, Samantha Colas
    She is a Social Communicator and graduated from Universite Notre Dame 
    d’Haiti in Port-au-Prince.
  40. 2018 Miss Honduras
  41. 2018 Miss Universe Iceland
  42. 2018 Miss Diva
  43. 2018 Puteri Indonesia, Sonia Fergina Citra
    She is a Digital Marketing Executive.
  44. 2018 Miss Iraq
  45. 2018 Miss Universe Ireland, Grainne Gallanagh
    She is a Nurse and a Bachelor of Science.
  46. 2018 Malkat Ha'Yofi, Nikol Kirot Reznikov
    She studies Communication in Afula.
  47. 2018 Miss Universo Italia
  48. 2018 Miss Jamaica
  49. 2018 Miss Japan, Yuumi Kato
    She is a Reporter and an Actress from Nagoya.
  50. 2017 Miss Universe Kazakhstan, Sabina Zairovna Azimbaeva
    She is a Student at the College of Almaty.
  51. 2018 Miss Queen Korea
    This year pageant is renamed as "Miss Queen Korea" by Park Jeong-ah.
  52. 2018 Miss Kosova, Zana Berisha
    She is graduated from Economics major in Kosovo.
  53. 2017 Miss Kyrgyzstan, Begimay Karybekova
    She is a Student at International University of Kyrgyzstan in Bishkek.
    She was Top 7 at the Top Model of the World in 2016.
  54. 2018 Miss Universe Laos, On-anong Homsombath
    She is graduated from Kasposvar University in Hungary, majoring
    International Relations. She works at Mekong River Commission. She was
    appointed by Hongkham Souvannavong (TV Lao HD), the President of Miss
    Universe Laos after the 2018 edition postponed. On-anong was a 
    Runner-up from last year edition.
  55. 2018 Miss Lebanon
    This year pageant will be aired on MTV after more years ago aired on
    LBCI Lebanon. This year Miss Lebanon leaded by Rima Fakih, Miss USA
    2010, again partnered to MTV Lebanon.
  56. 2018 Miss Malaysia, Jane Teoh Jun
    She studies Finance and Accounting in Bayan Lepas.
  57. 2018 Miss Universe Malta, Francesca Mifsud
    She studies Law at University of Malta in Tal-Qroqq.
  58. 2018 Estrella Mauritius, Ariska Varsha Ragoobarsing
    She is a Chairperson and a Founder of Anou Apran Non-Governmental 
    Organization (NGO).
  59. 2018 Mexicana Universal, Andrea Isabel Toscano Ramírez
    She studies Nutrition Science at University of Colima. This year 
    pageant is renamed as "Mexicana Universal" by Lupita Jones, Miss 
    Universe 1991 and the President of Mexicana Universal.
  60. 2018 Miss Universe Mongolia
    This year pageant is ongoing to be aired on NTV. This year the country
    debuts at Miss Universe under Anh Bayar, the President of MU Mongolia.
  61. 2018 Miss Myanmar, Hnin Thway Yu Aung
    She studies Nursing Science at Kyaing Tong University in Kengtung.
  62. 2018 Miss Namibia, Sussie Selma Kamanya
    She studies Economics at Namibia University of Science and Technology 
    (NUST) in Windhoek.
  63. 2018 Miss Nepal Universe, Manita Devkota
    She awarded University Graduate Alana Awards Dean's List Honor Roll. 
    In 2017, she has taken in protest Women’s March to support 
    marginalised individuals and issues.
    
  64. 2018 Miss Nederland, Rahima Ayla Dirkse
    She studies Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences in Rotterdam.
  65. 2018 Miss New Zealand, Estelle Curd
    She is a HR, H&S and CRM Manager of a large national automotive group.
  66. 2018 Miss Nicaragua, Adriana Maria Paniagua Cabrera
    She has a licence in Global Management and Finance. In 2011 She won 
    Miss Teen International.
  67. 2018 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Universe
  68. 2018 Miss Norway, Susanne Næss Guttorm
    She pursues her career in Contracting Engineering.
  69. 2018 Señorita Panamá, Rosa Iveth Montezuma Montero
    She studies Educational Informatics and has a degree in Food Science
    and Technology.
  70. 2018 Reinas de Belleza del Paraguay
  71. 2017 Miss Perú, Romina Lazano Saldana
    She studies Nutrition Science and promotes the opposition of 
    violence against women in Peru.
  72. 2018 Binibining Pilipinas, Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray
    She is a Commercial Model. She earned her Certificate in Music Theory 
    from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
  73. 2018 Miss Universe Poland, Magdalena Swat
    She is a Psychologist and a Blogger. She was appointed by Jagoda 
    Piatek-Wlodarczyk, the President of Miss Polonia after the main winner
    designated to alternative pageant Miss World 2018. Magdalena was a 
    Runner-up from last year edition.
  74. 2017 Miss República Portuguesa, Filipa Barosso Ramalho
    She is a Hula Hoop Dancer and future Vet. She completed a 
    pre-university course and would eventually like to become a Vet and be
    able to support animal rights.
  75. 2018 Miss Puerto Rico
    This year pageant is formatted by new director, Denise Marie Quiñones,
    Miss Universe 2001 under WAPA TV Management.
  76. 2018 Miss Russia, Yulia Polyachikina
    She studies Journalism at Chuvash State University in Cheboksary.
  77. 2018 Miss Universe Romania
  78. 2018 Miss Saint Lucia, Angella Elvina Dalsou
    She is a Psychology student, minor in Human Resource Management at the
    University of West Indies.
  79. 2017 Miss Srbije Universe, Maja Marcic
    She is an Interior Designer from Vojvodine.
  80. 2018 The Face of Sierra Leone
    The year pageant is renamed as "The Face of Sierra Leone" by Natasha 
    Beckley, the President of IAMSL Agency.
  81. 2018 Miss Universe Singapore
  82. 2018 Miss South Africa, Tamaryn Green
    She studies Medical Science at University of Cape Town.
  83. 2018 Miss España, Miriam Parades Ginés
    She is a Nurse from Madrid.
  84. 2018 Miss Sri Lanka
  85. 2018 Miss Sweden
  86. 2018 Miss Schweiz, Jastina Doreen Riederer
    She is a Brand Ambassador of Miss Schweiz from Retail Specialist.
    Miss Universe franchise in Switzerland handed back to Miss Schweiz 
    Organization after four years moved to different organizations.
  87. 2018 Miss Universe Tanzania
  88. 2018 Miss Universe Thailand, Sophida Kanchanarin
    She is a Manager of Investment Banking at TMB Bank.
  89. 2018 Miss Universe Trinidad and Tobago, Matrecia Alleyne
    She is a National Scholar and former Valedictorian for the Faculty of 
    Social Sciences at the University of the West Indies. She was 
    appointed by Jenny Douglas, the President of MU T&T, after the MU T&T 
    next edition postponed. Matrecia was a Runner-up from last year 
    edition.
  90. 2018 Miss Turkey
    This year pageant is sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional. Again, the
    Miss Turkey might hold LIVE on TV after two years did not exist on 
    national channel.
  91. 2018 Miss Ukraine Universe, Karyna Zhosan
    She is a Model and Advertising Star. She is a graduate from Odessa 
    National Academy of Food Technology and specializes in Hotel 
    Restaurant and Tourism Business.
  92. 2018 Miss Uruguay
    This year pageant might be airing on TNT and again the competition is 
    partnering to Escuela de Modelos y Actitud-EMA Model Uruguay.
  93. 2018 Miss USA, Sarah Rose Summers
    She is a Child Life Specialist. She earned two degrees at Texas 
    Christian University in child development and strategic communication
    with a minor Business.
    
  94. 2018 Miss US Virgin Islands, Aniska Tonge
    She is a Physiologist and a Counselor.
  95. 2017 Miss Venezuela, Sthefany Yoharlis Gutierrez
    She studies Law at Santa Maria University in the state of Anzoategui.
  96. 2017 Hoa hậu Hoàn vũ Việt Nam, H'hen Nie
    She came from minority ethnic, Rade group and joined Vietnam's Next 
    Top Model in 2015.
  97. 2018 Miss Universe Zambia
    This year pageant is sponsored by TOTAL, one of the world's leading
    energy companies.

  • Withdrawals:
    • Guyana
    • Slovak Republic
    • Slovenia 
  • Set to Miss Universe 2019:
    • Denmark (last competed in 2016) 
    • Hungary (last competed in 2016)
    • Kenya (last competed in 2016)
    • Montenegro (last competed in 2015)
    • Northern Marianas (last competed in 2006)
    • Rwanda (debuts)
    • Senegal (last competed in 1987)
    • Slovenia (last competed in 2017)
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